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Yet Another Hanukkah Miracle

The role of Judith in Hanukkah.

Hair Coverings for Married Women

Why most Orthodox women cover their hair, whether with wigs, hats or scarves.

Being a Guest at a Jewish Wedding: A Guide

From chuppah to glass-breaking, here's what to expect at Jewish nuptials.

Judaism and Mental Illness

While Jews were instrumental in establishing the field of psychology, the Jewish community is not always comfortable dealing with those who suffer from psychiatric conditions.

Jewish Prayer for the Sick: Mi Sheberakh

A healing prayer for when a loved one is suffering.

Jewish Gender and Feminism 101

Debates about the role of women in Jewish life.

Jewish Divorce 101

An overview of how marriages are traditionally dissolved.

Jewish Weddings 101

The traditions, rituals and liturgy for Jewish weddings.

The Jewish Funeral, or Levaya

A Jewish funeral is held as quickly as possible after death and usually includes readings, a eulogy, and a special memorial prayer.

What a Bar/Bat Mitzvah Guest Needs to Know

What to expect and how to behave at a bar/bat mitzvah service.

What Are Jewish Genetic Diseases?

As many as 1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews are estimated to be carriers for one of about 19 genetic diseases.

The Brit Milah (Bris): What You Need to Know

Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.